find his name on most of the early town reports.
He issued a Somerville Directory in 1851, a pamphlet of thirty-two pages.
Edmund was a cultivated, genial man of somewhat portly figure, and in the words of his sister was a very pleasant brother.
All the children loved him and well up the hill near the tower in Mt. Auburn cemetery a stone was erected to Uncle Edmund Tufts.
The two younger sons of Peter were Asa and Thomas.
The former is the ancestor of the highly respected family of Dover, N. H.; the latter settled in Lexington, but grandchildren in the persons of Mrs. S. Z. Bowman and the late Albert N. Tufts, returned to live near the old domain of their ancestor.
Peter's youngest daughter, Sarah, was the wife of Joseph Adams, a daughter of whom was the wife of the late John C. Magoun.
Sarah Tufts has left descendants in the Magouns, Fitzes, Woodses, Hawkinses, and Mrs. Heald, the regent of the Anne Adams Tufts chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution—all of whom have dw